Dubai Duty Free winner Just A Way has beaten fellow Japanese horse Epiphaneia to top spot in the world's best racehorse rankings.
Just A Way was given a rating of 130, one point ahead of the Japan Cup winner.
It means Japanese horses occupy the top two places in the overall rankings for the first time.
Kingman's win in the St James's Palace Stakes helped earn him a share of third on 127.
The John Gosden-trained colt, who also won the Irish 2000 Guineas and the Sussex Stakes at Goodwood earned the same mark as fellow three-year-olds Australia, from the Aidan O'Brien yard, and The Grey Gatsby, trained by Kevin Ryan.
European horses make up five of the top 10 ratings with dual Arc de Triomphe victor Treve on 126 and German Derby hero Sea The Moon on 125.